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Wooley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Allendale, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8849 / 54°53'5"N

Longitude: -2.2694 / 2°16'9"W

OS Eastings: 382817

OS Northings: 554498

OS Grid: NY828544

Mapcode National: GBR DCLY.HP

Mapcode Global: WHB2P.3GMZ

Entry Name: Wooley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240234

Location: Allendale, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Allendale

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Allendale St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


15/114 Wooley Farmhouse


House, probably early C16 with C17 extension and later alterations. Rubble
with stone dressings, stone slate roof, stone gable and ridge stacks. Linear
plan, original through-passage entry, perhaps a longhouse. 1 storey with
attic, 2 storeys to right of door. C20 door left of centre with renewed
chamfered jambs and weathered lintel said to have carried '1611' date. To
left of door a 3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor and a 12-
pane horizontal sliding sash to attic. To right of door a 9-pane fixed
stair window in chamfered surround. Former door, with chamfered surround and
flattened triangular head cut in monolithic lintel, blocked and C20 window
inserted. One ground floor C20 window and 2 others above. To left, slightly
set-back C17 extension with C20 ground floor window. Left return has blocked
1st floor loop and corbel for earlier chimney. Right gable rendered, altered
ground floor door. Rear elevation has blocked doorway with window inserted
as on front and various blocked openings, including byre ventilation loops
to left of door. Interior much altered. Good quality 5-bay roof has
principal-rafter trusses with collars, stone slates secured with sheep bones,
and some evidence of a former stack to the left of the through passage. Probably
the earliest surviving domestic building in Allendale.

Listing NGR: NY8281754498

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